Threat Database Browser Hijackers

By Sumo3000 in Browser Hijackers is an unreliable and possibly destructive website that may be used by cybercriminals to spread numerous ransomware to the infected computer systems. may be connected with browser hijackers and ransomware 'Police' Trojans. A related 'Police' ransomlock Trojan locks a PC and all the Web browsers including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome installed on the computer system, displays a fake police alert supposedly coming from legitimate governmental authorities and demands a so-called ransom from a victimized computer user to be paid to unlock the PC and Web browser. The fake notification shown by on the desktop of the computer states that a PC user committed cybercrime and, therefore, violated certain copyright laws or other laws. Browser hijackers may also continuously reroute victims to or similar websites that may be used to deliver ransomware.


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